|Two men suffered serious injuries when an explosion occurred on Friday Nov. 9, 2012, at Bombardier Recreational Products in Valcourt, Que. (MAXIME LANDRY / QMI AGENCY)
VALCOURT, Que. — Two workers at a Bombardier Recreational Products plant were seriously burned early Friday in an explosion at the facility east of Montreal.
Police reported a fireball at about 12:30 a.m. at the research centre for snowmobiles and other vehicles.
A fire was raging when authorities arrived on the scene in Valcourt.
Sources told QMI Agency that natural gas might have ignited.
Two men, aged 38 and 54, were transferred to a Quebec City hospital where they were being kept in medically induced comas.
The injured are a Bombardier employee and a private security guard.
Provincial police are investigating.